Renesas Electronics and ASTC accelerate software development for smart cameras with virtual platform for R-Car V3M

Renesas Electronics, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, Australian Semiconductor Technology Company Pty Ltd (ASTC), and VLAB Works, a subsidiary of ASTC, announced a joint development of the VLAB/IMP-TA Simulator virtual platform (VP) for Renesas’ R-Car V3M,

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PolarFire’s FPGA provides an integrated and secure environment for connected machines

An advanced embedded technology provider, Solid State Supplies Ltd. now stocks PolarFire FPGAs from Microsemi Corporation. PolarFire is claimed to be the industry’s lowest power cost-optimised FPGA that offers a significant reduction in power over equivalent SRAM FPGAs while addressing specific market needs.

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Huawei demonstrates world’s first 5G network slicing application for the smart grid

At the PT Expo China 2017, in Beijing, Huawei is exhibiting the world’s first 5G network slicing application for smart grids. The application is based on Huawei’s 5G Core solution Service-Oriented Core (SOC), part of Huawei’s E2E 5G solution.

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SecureRF and Intel collaboration delivers future-proof FPGA security solutions

SecureRF and Intel Corporation are collaborating to provide engineers with quantum-resistant authentication and data protection solutions for Intel FPGA-based Internet of Things (IoT) projects. The first security toolkit, available now, addresses Intel’s DE10-Nano development board,

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Orange launches ‘Live Booster’ programme to accelerate the adoption of cellular connectivity for object makers

As part of Orange’s Essentials2020 strategy to diversify and succeed in the field of connected objects, Orange announces the launch of a new programme to ease and accelerate the adoption of cellular connectivity for object makers.

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Telink Semiconductor to demonstrate smart applications at Bluetooth Asia 2017 in Shenzhen

Telink Semiconductor, developer of highly integrated low power radio-frequency and mixed signal system chips for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, will be demonstrating a number of applications for smart lighting, smart home, retail and logistics based on its devices at the Bluetooth Asia 2017 conference

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R-Car SoC speeds development of in-vehicle infotainment applications with support of AGL

Renesas Electronics, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced that it has started volume shipment of its first R-Car system-on-chip (SoC) incorporating Automotive Grade Linux (AGL)-based software. AGL is a cross-industry effort to develop a fully open software stack for the connected car.

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BlackBerry launches QNX Hypervisor 2.0 to help car makers create safe and secure connected vehicles

BlackBerry Ltd, is addressing safety and security, two of the most important factors for next-generation connected and autonomous vehicle software, with the launch of QNX® Hypervisor 2.0.

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The challenges of designing UX for IoT – Part 1

The Internet of Things (IoT) is connecting people and physical things to change the way business is done. There are a lot of aspects in IoT where innovation is happening from data processing to security to firmware to storage.

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Qualcomm introduces new platform naming structure as ‘processor’ doesn’t capture its anthology of technology

Over the coming months, Qualcomm Technologies will roll out changes and updates to our product brand positioning to best articulate the value of our technology and products for our customers and their end users.

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Qualcomm Technologies stops calling Snapdragon a processor, preferring ’platform’ to represent its solutions suite

Over the coming months Qualcomm is to roll out changes and updates to its product brand positioning to better articulate the value of Qualcomm’s products.

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ASUS uses Infineon REAL3 image sensor chip to bring Augmented Reality into compact smartphones

The REAL3™ image sensor chip from Infineon Technologies AG has been incorporated in the new Augmented Reality (AR) smartphone by ASUS.

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prpl Foundation and IoTSF put ‘security by design’ at the heart of embedded computing

The prpl Foundation and the IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF), two influential not-for-profit organisations working to promote security and openness in the Internet of Things (IoT), announced that they have entered into a formal agreement to cooperate on projects that put ‘security by design’ into the IoT.

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Software tool enables smooth graphics and animations for embedded and wearable devices

At IoT Solutions World Congress, Think Silicon announced the NEMA |GFX API (Application Programming Interface) designed to accelerate high quality Graphics User Interface (GUI) development for embedded and wearable devices.

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Dialog Semiconductor launches SmartBond, the world’s most integrated single-chip solution

Dialog Semiconductor plc, a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, solid state lighting (SSL) and Bluetooth® low energy (LE) technology, has announced the launch of SmartBond™ DA14681, the world’s most integrated single-chip solution

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Intel buying Movidius ‘to accelerate computer vision through RealSense’ for next gen computing

Combined with Intel’s existing assets, Movidius Technology – for new devices like drones, robots, virtual reality (VR) headsets and more. Intel expects it to position the company to lead in providing computer vision and deep learning solutions from the device to the cloud.

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